The data here is taken from newly admitted students in all degree and certificate programs across the schools of Dentistry, Nursing, Medicine and Pharmacy as well as the Graduate Division.
There are 933 new students in the Fall 2015 entering class, and 64 percent of them are female.
Sixty percent of new students are California residents, and about 45 percent were born in California. Forty percent are the first generation in their families to attend graduate school; 20 percent are the first generation in their families to graduate college.
The new students born in the United States come from 43 states as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. The new students born outside the United States come from 54 countries ranging alphabetically from Afghanistan to Yemen. The student whose birthplace is farthest from UCSF comes from Mogadishu, Somalia, which is 9,582 miles away from San Francisco.
The youngest group of new students is borin in 1995. The most common birthdays are Jan. 31 and June 22 (eight students each).
The source of this data from the UCSF Office of the Registrar and Office of Institutional Research.